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  • Fri, Sep 30, 2022

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Features authentic Greek food such as gyros and baklava and live entertainment including dancing and music. There will also be a caricaturist, face painter and balloon creations.  Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m - 10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  

    Where

    St George Greek Orthodox Church View map
    2101 NW 145th St,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a chalk art competition, live music, street performers, a rose show and a rose-themed art exhibit at the Broken Arrow Museum. Friday, 5-9 p.m. & Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

    Where

    Downtown Broken Arrow & Events Park View map
    1st & Main St, 21101 E 101st St
    Broken Arrow, 74014, OK, US
  • Features fine art displays, crafter booths, live music & entertainment as well as a children's creation station, bounce houses, a giant sand pile and more. Friday, 11am-9pm; Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, noon-4pm.  

    Where

    Rock Island Depot View map
    100 Chickasha Ave,
    Chickasha, 73018, OK, US
  • Features a petting zoo, yard games, hayrides, food trucks, inflatables, great photo-ops, games, a maze and of course, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Each Saturday will feature special activities including a touch-a-truck, Thunder Day and more. Pumpkins are available for purchase. All proceeds go to Wings. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 - 6 p.m.  

    Where

    Wings Special Needs Community View map
    13700 N Eastern Ave,
    Edmond, OK, US
  • MetroFamily Magazine is on the hunt for our next Cover Kid Stars! We can't wait to see the fun and vibrant photos submitted by parents this year. OKC metro parents are invited to submit photos of their kids ages 2-12 from Aug. 1 – Sept. 30. Photos will then be voted on by MetroFamily readers from Oct. 1-8. The top five vote-getters in each Cover Kids group will be invited…

    Where

    Online View map

    OK, US
  • Learn about the importance of the harvest moon and create a lantern of your own. Craft available while supplies last.

    Where

    Almonte Library View map
    2914 SW 59th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73119, OK, US
  • Features a juried art show and unique market where both adult and youth artists from federally recognized Southeastern tribes display their art. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Where

    Chickasaw Capital Square View map

    Tishomingo, 73460, OK, US
  • Children’s Garden at Myriad Botanical Gardens is closed for setup of Pumpkinville.

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The Just Between Friends Consignment Sale offers new & gently used children’s clothes, toys, furniture & accessories. Admission is charged on select days. Walkups are welcome but those with tickets will be let in first.

    Where

    Cleveland County Fairgrounds View map
    615 E Robinson,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features live music, handcrafted arts and crafts, fun games, a nature walk, delicious food, family-friendly entertainment and local artists. Gather around the campfire on Friday night to hear tales of Bigfoot from people who have had firsthand encounters. Guests are free to share all stories without ridicule.

    Where

    Kiamichi Mountain Mission Campgrounds View map
    37529 Indian Rte 144,
    Honobia, 74549, OK, US
  • Bill’s 44th is an original comedic show created and puppeted by Dorothy James & Andy Manjuck. The production is a full-length (55 minutes), wordless, comedic puppet show performed with an original, recorded score.

    Where

    Te Ata Theater at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center View map
    11 NW 11th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US
  • Humpty Dumpty has fallen off the wall and it's up to all of the characters in Rhymevillle to work together to put him back together! This story is a hilarious twist on the classic nursery rhyme with bright colors and fun interactive characters. See website for show times.

    Where

    Oklahoma Children's Theatre View map
    2501 N Blackwelder Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Enjoy a selection of films from finalists from all over the world and vote on your favorites. The Final Ten (shown at every screening) are viewed simultaneously across the world during a one-week period, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by the audiences in each participating venue. 2022 Finalists: Don vs Lightning (Big Red Button, Scotland); Love, Dad (Diana Cam Van Nguyen, Czech Republic & Slovakia); Save the Bees (Charlie…

    Where

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a three-day celebration of rowing, kayaking, dragon boating, whitewater rafting and family fun.

    Where

    RIVERSPORT Adventures View map
    725 S. Lincoln Blvd.,
    Oklahoma City, 73129, OK, US
  • Features a variety of activities and demonstrations at the Chickasaw National Capitol in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, and culminating Saturday, Oct. 1 with Governor Bill Anoatubby’s State of the Nation Address. Attendees will enjoy a weeklong celebration that includes a princess pageant, cultural events, entertainment, fellowship and more.
  • Features a series of family-friendly outdoor movies. Movies will begin at sunset, with pre-movie activities at 7:15 p.m. Schedule: Sept. 9 - Southern Oaks Park, Sonic the Hedgehog (PG) Sept. 16 - Pitts Park, Encanto (PG) Sept. 23 - Hefner Park, The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG) Sept. 30 - Bicentennial Park, School of Rock (PG-13) Oct. 7 - Schilling Park, Spider-man: No Way Home (PG-13) Oct. 14 - Taylor Park,…

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. The story changes every month so drop by to catch a different story. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.

    Where

    Bethany Library (outside) View map
    6700 NW 35th St,
    Bethany, 73008, OK, US
  • Features endangered animal statues made with more than one million toy bricks. This one-of-a-kind exhibit located within the Zoo’s butterfly garden area is designed to connect wildlife fans to many of the planet’s endangered species while “building” an appreciation for conservation and biodiversity. General admission for BRICKLIVE is $5 per person plus Zoo admission. Children 2 and under are free and do not require tickets for entry into BRICKLIVE.  

    Where

    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features vintage furniture, decor, handmade treasures, re-purposed possessions and more.

    Where

    Old Chicken Farm View map
    12699 E Britton Rd,
    Jones, OK, US
  • Features items for children, teens, and moms-to-be. Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (half price day)

    Where

    Shawnee Expo Center View map
    1700 W Independence,
    Shawnee, OK, US
  • Yoga is an excellent option during pregnancy. It can help to soothe aches and pains, reduce stress, promote relaxation, and prepare you for childbirth and motherhood. In the class at This Land Yoga, they focus on lengthening and strengthening muscles, soothing common pregnancy discomforts, and teaching proper breathing and relaxation techniques. This class fosters deep connection: connect to your body, bond with your baby, and with other women in our…

    Where

    This Land Yoga View map
    405 NW 30th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73118, OK, US
  • Tulsa's largest annual event featuring fun filled family entertainment including carnival rides, attractions, concerts, creative arts, food, livestock competitions & more. Open most days at 10 a.m. See website for hours of operation.

    Where

    Expo Square View map
    4145 E 21st St,
    Tulsa, OK, US
  • Presented by Byron’s Liquor Warehouse, this 21-and-up exclusive event offers revelers a chance to enjoy specialty brews and other libations, connect with wildlife, savor tasty bites and more all while discovering the OKC Zoo after hours. ZOObrew offers an evening full of flavor and fun as guests sample a variety of tastings from breweries located in Oklahoma and beyond. This year, guests can savor both new and favorite beers plus a…

    Where

    OKC Zoo View map
    2101 NE 50th St,
    OKC, OK, US
  • The 7th Annual Crown of Beauty Gala is Dragonfly’s cornerstone fundraising event. Funds raised through the gala help The Dragonfly Home serve more human trafficking victims and provide what they need to heal physically and psychologically from the intense violence and dehumanization of exploitation and to begin their journey to independence and restoration.  The gala will take place in-person at the Embassy Suites - Downtown Oklahoma City on Friday, September…

    Where

    Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Downtown View map
    741 N. Phillips Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK
  • Features a themed dinner and casino tables. All proceeds benefit Sisu Youth Services, a low-barrier, identity-affirming space in Oklahoma City where unhoused transition-age youth.

    Where

    21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City View map
    900 W Main St,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features over 25 pop-up vendors, food trucks, drinks and more. Also held Oct. 28

    Where

    Wheeler District View map
    1701 S Western Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor screening of League of Super-Pets, plus treats and yard games. Movie begins at sundown.

    Where

    New Hope UMC View map
    11600 N Council Rd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a line-up of women singers/songwriters local to Oklahoma. Bring lawn chairs.

    Where

    Legacy Park View map
    1898 Legacy Park Dr,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features a variety of Blues artists including: Cadillac Blues Assembly Steve Coleman and Cara Black Kendrick McKinney Lee Norman James Keys Smilin' Vic and Eric Brown All ages, non-smoking, reserved seating. GA includes bar (21+) and large table seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Where

    Belle Isle Live View map
    1900 Northwest Expressway ## 44R,
    Oklahoma City, 73118, OK, US

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